I consider myself somewhat of a robot fan, and there are few automatons you could show me that I wouldn’t think are pretty damn cool in some capacity or another. However, there are some robots out there that, no matter how awesome you usually think robots are, are absolutely, seat-wettingly scary. The vast majority of these tend to be humanoid, skirting the phenomenon of the Uncanny Valley with varying degrees of unsettling success. No matter much closer they might bring us to having a completely realistic human robot, there’s simply no excuse for taking some of these android abominations out in public. [Read more…]
Before we get started, please be warned that this list is of the Top 10 Cover Songs That Improve On The Original. Do not be mislead. This list will not contain All Saints covering “Under the Bridge,” The Corrs covering Fleetwood Mac or the latest X-Factor finalist miming whatever heartfelt love song they decide on this year.
So, to be clear, you will not see “These Boots Are Made For Walkin,” the mindless, over-sexified Jessica Simpson version.
Why the hell is there a sacrilegious salsa beat in the verse? Kill me. [Read more…]
Almost everybody likes to indulge in a lump of brightly coloured sugar now and again; after all, those E-numbers sure are delicious. However, influenced by changes in tastes, technology and popular culture, the candy industry has really had to step up its game recently, and as a result various companies have ended up producing a bizarre array of products that elicit responses ranging from mildly baffled to OH GOD NO, I WILL NOT PUT THAT IN MY MOUTH EVEN IF YOU PAY ME. Here follow a few of the weirdest sweets around at the moment: consume at your own peril.
Giant Gummy Worm
The giant gummy worm is alarming for a number of reasons. [Read more…]
Online universities are becoming a more popular option for those who are looking to further their education. Taking classes online makes sense for many people, as it allows them to have a more flexible schedule, save on gas money, and earn a degree to further their career. Many of these online universities have excellent professors and programs built around the needs of their students, resulting in degrees that carry a lot of weight in their fields. Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is not all online universities are created equally. Without research, you could stumble upon the worst online universities. [Read more…]
Metal and its many subgenres have been explored by people across the world for over 40 years now. Naturally, there are such a wide range of misjudgments that have reared up over time that it’s imperative that people are made aware about ‘totally’ misunderstood this music really is!
Here is a list of top then myths that overshadow the phenomena that ‘metal’ really is and the truths that accompany them! [Read more…]